About the Author
Sidney Offit, editor of The Library of America's four-volume Kurt Vonnegut edition, has written novels,
books for young readers, and memoirs including, most recently, Friends, Writers, and Other Countrymen. He was senior
editor of Intellectual Digest, book editor of Politics Today, and contributing editor of Baseball Magazine. He wrote the
foreword to Look at the Birdie, a collection of Kurt Vonnegut’s unpublished short fiction.